updating cobbler

Timo Aaltonen tjaalton at ubuntu.com
Wed Aug 21 07:13:34 UTC 2013

On 21.08.2013 10:11, Dave Walker wrote:
> On 21 August 2013 07:36, Timo Aaltonen <tjaalton at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>>         Hi
>>   Looks like cobbler has been bitrotting for a while, but I need it on
>> my network so took the packaging and pushed it to alioth:
>> git://git.debian.org/git/collab-maint/cobbler.git debian-unstable
>> It's rebased on 2.4.0, which has changed quite a bit. One thing that
>> doesn't work atm is cobbler-ubuntu-import because of the new 'distro
>> signatures' stuff upstream, not sure how much effort that would need to
>> get going again..
>> I'd like to push this to saucy before FF, because for instance
>> cobbler-web doesn't work at all since precise (#1076290). Any concerns?
>> ps. if testing, SECRET_KEY needs to be set to something sane in
>> settings.py or the web frontend won't load. RPM build hacks this in
>> postinst, probably need to do the same for dpkg too..
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> Hi Timo,
> This looks like some great work!
> Are you looking to upload this to Debian in the short term, where we
> can think sync it - or are you seeking sponsorship directly from
> alioth git?

I can't upload to Debian without someone first sponsoring it there (I'm
a DM but can't upload NEW), but can upload directly to Ubuntu.

I think the package still needs some cleanups to be more 'pristine' for
Debian, although some ubuntuisms have been dropped already. Need to file
an ITP bug too.


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